1:28 p.m., August 12: Officers took a report of a larceny from a motor vehicle on Thompson Street on July 24. At the time, the owner of the car was not concerned because change was missing. The owner later realized that his late sister’s wallet was in the glove compartment and someone had charged $600 to the debit card. This investigation is ongoing.
3:03 p.m., August 12: Officers took a report of a stolen bicycle. The victim told police that his bike was stolen on July 31 outside of the Swim and Tennis Club. The bike was valued at $250.
9:14 a.m., August 14: The clerk at U.S. Petroleum on Main Street reported a counterfeit bill. The driver of a Minuteman company truck filled up $100 worth of diesel fuel and paid with five $20 bills. One of these bills was counterfeit. The clerk recognized the truck, but the driver was a “new guy.”
7:39 p.m., August 14: The resident of 12 Fairlane Terrace left their home at 8:45 a.m. returned home at 4:45 p.m. to find the rear window damaged. The victim reported that a checkbook was missing. Witnesses told police that an unfamiliar black pickup truck with a loud muffler was seen on the street. This investigation is ongoing.
6:13 p.m., August 16: A patient at Winchester Hospital reported a larceny in their vehicle. Someone took a $30 plant from the cargo carrier on the rear of his car.
6:39 p.m., August 17: A driver reported that someone threw rocks at his car while he drove on Ridge Street the night before.
11:17 a.m., August 18: A driver reported a ball bearing fired through the rear window of their car. Officers determined that it might have been fired from a slingshot.
3:48 p.m. August 18: Officers responded to a report of a hit and run in the area of Washington Street and Stone Avenue. The driver of a Chevy Suburban avoided a bicyclist by crossing the yellow lines, striking a Toyota Tundra’s windows. The Chevy took off before the driver could get the license plate number.